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  • Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel
    Isntree,  sunscreen

    Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel

    the claim The Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel is formulated with Ceramide and eight kinds of Hyaluronic Acid to moisturize plus SPF50+ PA++++ to protect against ultraviolet rays. Suitable for use year round without leaving a white cast and sticky feel.     the science A variety of sunscreen filters feature in this sunscreen to offer excellent broad protection at the highest level. Single filters include Ethylhexyl Salicylate (also known as Octyl Slicylate) is an organic compound of Salicylic Acid and 2-Ethylhexanol. The former absorbs UVB rays from the sun, the latter acts as a fatty alcohol adding water resistant properties to the sunscreen. Another UVB blocker is the…

  • body,  Mokosh,  oil,  second cleanse

    Mokosh Skincare – Part II

    the brand In Part I I introduced you to this multi-award winning Australian brand who brings us a range of natural, ethically developed skincare to heal, balance and nurture. In Part II, I review a few more items including a lip balm, oil serum, body cream and bar soap, so please read on…       Frankincense & Orange Body Cream The Frankincense & Orange Body Cream is a highly indulgent body cream concentrate that sinks into the skin to restore suppleness and elasticity. ⁣   Ingredients Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) butter⁺, Camellia oleifera seed oil, Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) oil, Adansonia digitata (Baobab) oil, Sesamum indicum (Sesame) seed oil, Macadamia ternifolia…

  • I'm From Mugwort Essence
    essence,  I'm From

    I’m From Mugwort Essence

    the claim The I’m From Mugwort Essence is made using 100% concentrated extract of top quality mugwort from Ganghwa County in Korea. It’s designed to calm and soothe irritated/troubled skin.     the science With antibacterial and antifungal properties, Mugwort has been used medicinally for centuries in Asia as well as for traditional baths due to its detoxifying properties and infusions to help with digestion. There are several types of mugwort, the one used in this essence is commonly known as Asian Wormwood. Fermented 100% pure mugwort from Ganghwa, South Korea, promises to soothe the skin with calming properties. A terrific saviour, mugwort is a great soother of inflammation and…

  • I'm From Rice
    hydrating toner,  I'm From,  moisturize,  scrub,  serum

    I’m From Rice

    the rice line A brand inspired by traditional remedies to alleviate skin concerns and promising transparency, honest ingredients and materials without harmful additives, the rice line is one of the most popular by I’m From. Included are the toner, cream, serum and mask. Typically presented, all have consistent packaging, glass packed with paper labels making them immediately identifiable. The organic rice range formulae are also cruelty free and free of additives like stripping alcohols, fragrance and essential oils.   Rich in amino acids, fatty acids, vitamin E, B and ferulic acid, Rice Extract has anti-inflammatory and calming effects, tightening plus short and long term skin hydration. It’s great for sensitive…

  • I'm From Rice Cream
    I'm From,  moisturize

    I’m From Rice Cream

    the claim With ceramide from rice bran extract, vitamins B and E plus minerals, the I’m From Rice Cream claims to improve tone, barrier strength and oil balance.⁣     the ingredients Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Water, Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Synthetic Beeswax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Vinyl Dimethicone, Pentylene Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Behenyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Bisabolol, Cetearyl Olivate, Panthenol, Sorbitan Olivate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Xanthan Gum, Adenosine, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ceramide NP, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Oil, Tocopherol, Phytosphingosine, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydrogenated Lecithin   ⁣   Both the EWG and CosDNA assessments…

  • Mokosh Skincare
    first cleanse,  Mokosh,  oil,  wash off

    Mokosh Skincare – Part I

    the philosphy Mokosh is an Australian skincare brand based in Fremantle, WA. In creating natural products for face and body, it aims to remove the non-essential elements from traditional skincare, bringing together natural, potent, healing botanicals in a simple, multipurpose range. Their award winning formulas are designed to deliver pure, concentrated nutrition to skin, restore balance and promote a return to natural, radiant state.   Mokosh was founded by former medical scientist, veterinarian and pathologist Marion O’Leary. All ingredients are vetted for ethics and effectiveness before being packaged in refillable and recyclable glass.   “Nature is where the wisdom lies, and our society has lost touch with that. We are…

  • Klairs Gentle Black Fresh Cleansing Oil
    first cleanse,  Klairs

    Klairs Gentle Black Fresh Cleansing Oil

    the claim With a fresh, non-oily finish, the Klairs Gentle Black Fresh Cleansing Oil removes all makeup, oil, dirt residue and dead cells and also controls sebum production. Sunflower, Grape, Jojoba and Black Currant Oils keep skin moisturised and balanced while antioxidants and vitamins deliver skin health. Recommended for combination-oily skin.     the ingredients Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, PEG-20 Glyceryl Triisostearate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Seed Oil     CosDNA returns a favourable hazard rating for the Klairs cleansing oil.     the science Sunflower Seed Oil is a well absorbed, lightweight oil without residue that’s…

  • Laneige Cream Skin Refiner
    hydrating toner,  Laneige

    Laneige Cream Skin Refiner

    the claim The Laneige Cream Skin Refiner claims to be a toner comprising a whole bottle of cream dissolved with safe ingredients to keep the skin hydrated and healthy. It’s said to offer a significant moisturising effect, particularly recommended for skin that feels tight, dry or sensitive.     the ingredients Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam) Seed Oil, 1,2-Hexanediol, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Sodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Inulin Lauryl Carbamate, Glyceryl Caprylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Propanediol, Disodium Edta, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Tocopherol     CosDNA returns a favourable all green report for this compact 15 ingredient formula, confirming product safety.     the science Following the humectant powerhouse Glycerin…

  • essence,  Missha

    Missha Red Algae Treatment Essence

    the claim Made with 100% Irish Moss Extract, a type of Red Algae that strengthens the skin’s defense and combats external stimuli that might harm it, the Missha Red Algae Treatment Essence is anti-bacterial, anti-viral and powerfully antioxidant to promote youthful and healthy skin.     the ingredients Chondrus Crispus Extract (Irish Moss Extract)   Both CosDNA and EWG return an ideal rating for this single ingredient essence.     the science Red Algae is a nutrient and vitamin rich seaweed promoting healthy skin. It’s slowly fermented at 36.5°C for 100 days to increase the potency of it’s natural antioxidant strength. Antioxidants (zeaxanthin, lutein) shield skin from damaging airborne pollutants,…

  • essence,  I'm From

    I’m From Fig Boosting Essence

    the claim Containing 62.7% fig extract, the I’m From Fig Boosting Essence claims to penetrate deep into the skin for a moisturizing finish and deliver anti-ageing effects with abundant antioxidants while also helping with absorption of the next skincare step.     the ingredients Ficus Carica (Fig) Fruit Extract, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Propanediol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Water, Pentylene Glycol, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Glucose, Panthenol, Butylene Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Diphenyl Dimethicone, Fructooligosaccharides, Fructose, Triethylhexanoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract, Allantoin, Betaine Salicylate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Octanediol, Tocopherol   CosDNA returns favourable all green results for the essence, indicating excellent product safety.     the science Fig Extract…